Bronze Inscriptions

Some articles on bronze inscriptions, inscriptions, bronzes, bronze:

Chinese Bronze Inscriptions - Shang Bronze Inscriptions
... Inscriptions on Shang bronzes are of a fairly uniform style, making it possible to discuss a "Shang bronze script", although great differences still exist between typical characters and certain instances of clan ... of individual graphs varied greatly in the Shang bronze inscriptions, such that one may find a particular character written differently each time rather than in a standardized way (see ... at right, which was turned 90 degrees clockwise on its bronze ...
Old Chinese - History
... Spring and Autumn     Warring States     Qin, Han         oracle bones     bronze inscriptions, early transmitted texts     bronze inscriptions, classic texts        
Chinese Bronze Inscriptions
... Chinese bronze inscriptions, also commonly referred to as Bronze script or Bronzeware script are writing in a variety of Chinese scripts on Chinese ritual bronzes such as zhōng ... Early bronze inscriptions were almost always cast (that is, the writing was done with a stylus in the wet clay of the piece-mold from which the bronze was then cast), while later inscriptions were often engraved ...

Famous quotes containing the words inscriptions and/or bronze:

    “Our earth is degenerate in these latter days. Bribery and corruption are common. Children no longer obey their parents. . . . The end of the world is evidently approaching.” Sound familiar? It is, in fact, the lament of a scribe in one of the earliest inscriptions to be unearthed in Mesopotamia, where Western civilization was born.
    C. John Sommerville (20th century)

    Both nuns and mothers worship images,
    But those the candles light are not as those
    That animate a mother’s reveries,
    But keep a marble or a bronze repose.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)